The Eyes of Lochaber

The Eyes of Lochaber

It was a Wednesday in late August and we were in Scotland, meandering along the harbour footpath in the small village of Arisaig. I stopped at a stone plinth – a memorial in the shape of a parachute – and read the inscription: It had been blessed by no...
Scotland 2

Scotland 2

Our second foray to Scotland was done the hard way – no more taking it easy flying up to Glasgow. This time we had a group bus – a Volkwagen Transporter with us and the gear aboard, plying our way up the M6 and M74 and beyond.. Yes beyond is the word....

From ELO to Spinal Tap

Me again, with true story… It was not long after the end of ELO’s 1986 tour… The first part had been a sort of mini-tour with Rod Stewart topping the bill. What a blast that was! We played at Wembley Stadium in front of 50,000+ people and then did a...